跟我学汉字：妻( qī )
妻”的古体字表现了古代抢妻的现象。“妻”字的上面是一只手，下面是一个女人，表示用手去抓女人的头发。 The Chinese pictogram for "wife" depicted the scene of grabbing a woman. The upper part of this character represents a hand, the lower part represents a woman, and the whole word represents using hands to grab a woman on her hair.
Lesson 49 In the University
Do you know how to say “character” in Chinese? Let’s find out in today’s lesson.
Booking an air ticket and hotel 预定机票和酒店（yù dìng jī piào hé jiǔ diàn）
In China, you can either go to a travel agency or talk directly to an airline representative to make travel arrangements, but many people now book their flights and hotels online. Remember, however, that some cities have more than one airport, so be sure to know which airport and terminal is handling your flight.
Chinese Idiom：蚍蜉撼树 ( pí fú hàn shù )
穿”字金文的字形，下部是“牙”，指鼠牙；上部是“穴”，指洞穴。老鼠善于用牙尖打洞，因此它的本义是“穿透”、“凿洞”。现有“穿衣”义。 The original meaning of the character is “to penetrate” or “to make a hole.” On ancient Chinese bronzes, the lower part of the character is “牙,” meaning “mouse teeth,” while the upper part is “穴,” meaning “cave.” Mice are good at making holes. Now the meaning is “to wear or to put on clothes.”
Lesson 48 In the Kindergarten
Do you know how to say “kindergarten” in Chinese? Let’s find out in today’s lesson.
Protect eyesight and prevent eye diseases! 保护视力，预防眼疾！（bǎo hù shì lì, yù fáng yǎn jí!）
Eyesight protection has become a leading concern for parents with young children. Good eyesight directly affects one's quality of life and quality of working.